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reductions in overall spending. but now, especially in big cities, the social costs of sequestration are becoming more and more clear. >> reporter: head start kids, 3 and 4 years old in baltimore. they're singing now, but will they be singing when the much-ballyhooed sequestration fully kicks in? come july, this particular head start program will lose over $100,000 in government funding. >> it's an enormous setback and i think a lot of what we're seeing now is that sequestration is real. >> reporter: eric stegman is an analyst for the center for american progress and an expert on sequestration and poverty. >> you've got so many different cuts hitting families from so many different directions it's going to be really hard for families to stay on their feet especially if they have trouble finding employment and other things they need to do to support their family. >> reporter: the sequestration is the law approved by congress and the president to cut $85 billion out of federal spending. the cuts will affect only discretionary spending, like defense, government agencies and a lot of pro
," all of that next. captioning sponsored by rose ofmunications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: this evening we want to talk about the white house and the's second term and where he might be. the white house has been rocked by scandal this week. the president is under attack over a trio of unrelated issues which have all entered the spotlight at the same time. the death of ambassador stevens, along with three other americans in benghazi. and then the subsequent allegations of a cover-up. the improper i.r.s. scrutiny of groups opposed to the president. and the justice department's sweeping subpoenas of the associated press phone records. then on thursday, the president had a press conference and promised improvements. >> my concern is making sure that if there's a problem in the government, that we fix it. that's my responsibility. and that's what we're going to do. that's true with respect to the i.r.s. and making sure that they apply the laws the way they were intended. that's true with respect to the security of our di comes, whichs why we're go
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